Christening gown

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-33153

Description

A christening gown of white linen, the front bodice formed by a "V"-shaped panel. It, the front panel of skirt and the hem are embroidered with stylized flowers and leaves with net inserts in flowers. The neck is trimmed with lace. The skirt has lace inserts from waistband to hem and around hem. The capped sleeves are folded in place with a button and loop at shoulder. The center back closes with a drawstring neckline and a button at the waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

christening gowns
embroidering
stitching
linen (material)
floral patterns
stylization
Children's clothing
Linen
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Geometric Floral
Dress

Maker

Dodge, Asenath Orne, 1800- (Sewer (textile worker))

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Accession Number

1930.151

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)